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Tribute to Mum - A legacy of Love

Today is remembrance of my Mum. Mum passed away on 20th June 2019. She had much impact in my life, for which I am thankful for. I have shared below a tribute I gave for her funeral on 19th July 2019. "...Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast,..." words from 1 Corinthians 13 the only passage Mum ever made me memorize. Thank you, Father God, for Mum. Mrs Catherine Chioma Madu was not only a mum and friend to me, but she was also a teacher - both spiritual teacher and literally school teacher. Mum taught me in primary 3 and primary 5. In primary 3 it wasn't fun receiving Mum's discipline when I forgot. my homework. In class, she would often say: "Don't mummy me. In school, I'm your teacher." Mum loved children, she taught so well that her students were always the best, but it meant discipline. Most tim

Trusting and Waiting

Psalm 20. I read an Our Daily Bread (ODB) post by Amy Peterson , a while back, which blessed me, it was a great encouragement to trust in God. Recently, I was reminded of how battles were won in the Bible - it was through trusting God. The victory was not based on the preparations - though important, but on the "trust in the name of the LORD our God" (as David recalls in Psalm 20:7). It became a God pattern: God gives Gideon victory with 300 men, rather than 32000. Judges 7:2 God gives Joshua victory by soldiers and priests marching around Jericho. Joshua 6. God gives David victory over Goliath by the name of the Lord and a stone. 1 Samuel 17:45. And there is one, about a scared king who in the face of battle appointed men "to praise the Lord because of His glory and holiness." God showed up, God fought for them, but more than that, from the spoils of victor